Mid-American Conference

Volleyball sweeps Ball State for perfect weekend

From left: Meghan Romo, Mary Kurisch, Alexis “Pookie” Gonzalez and Justine Schepler celebrate a Huskie volleyball victory.
Back on the right track, the Northern Illinois volleyball team completed a perfect road weekend Sunday afternoon with a 25-14, 25-20, 25-21 sweep of Ball State at Worthen Arena in Mid-American Conference West Division action. The Huskies (18-12, 9-5 MAC) earned their fourth straight win over the Cardinals (13-14, 6-8 MAC), and third straight win overall,…

Men’s soccer seeded second in MAC tourney

Sean Totsch
The Northern Illinois men’s soccer team will be the No. 2 seed and face No. 3 seed West Virginia in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference Tournament at 3 p.m. CT Friday, Nov. 9, in Akron, Ohio. NIU clinched its place in the conference tournament last night (Nov. 2) with a 1-0 victory at Buffalo. The Huskies…

Football scores nine touchdowns in shutout

Jordan Lynch
Northern Illinois put together a workmanlike performance on offense, defense and special teams to earn its ninth straight victory, 63-0, over Mid-American Conference newcomer Massachusetts Saturday at Huskie Stadium. NIU improved to 9-1, 5-0 in the MAC, while UMass fell to 0-9, 0-5. The Huskies extended their school-record home winning streak to 20 games, and won their…

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